Works (58)

Updated: May 23rd, 2024 05:00

2024 journal article

Color morphing surfaces with effective chemical shielding

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 15(1).

By: A. Rather n, S. Vallabhuneni n, A. Pyrch n, M. Barrubeeah n, S. Pillai n, A. Taassob n, F. Castellano n, A. Kota n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 8, 2024

2024 article

On-Demand, Contact-Less and Loss-Less Droplet Manipulation via Contact Electrification

Wang, W., Vahabi, H., Taassob, A., Pillai, S., & Kota, A. K. (2024, January 17). ADVANCED SCIENCE.

By: W. Wang n, H. Vahabi*, A. Taassob n, S. Pillai n & A. Kota n

author keywords: adhesion; contact electrification; droplet manipulation; electrostatic force; slippery surface
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 29, 2024

2023 journal article

Eu<SUP>3+</SUP> Complex-Based Superhydrophobic Fluorescence Sensor for Cr(VI) Detection in Water

NANOMATERIALS, 13(18).

By: W. Ding*, S. Vallabhuneni n, J. Liu*, X. Wang*, Y. Zhao*, Y. Wang*, Q. Tang*, Y. Wang* ...

author keywords: electrospinning; fibrous network; hexavalent chromium; inner filter effect; superhydrophobic
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 23, 2023

2023 article

Hemp-Based Sustainable Slippery Surfaces: Icephobic and Antithrombotic Properties

Sutherland, D. J., Rather, A. M., Sabino, R. M., Vallabhuneni, S., Wang, W., Popat, K. C., & Kota, A. K. (2023, February 2). ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, Vol. 11.

By: D. Sutherland*, A. Rather n, R. Sabino*, S. Vallabhuneni n, W. Wang*, K. Popat*, A. Kota n

Contributors: D. Sutherland*, A. Rather n, R. Sabino*, S. Vallabhuneni n, W. Wang*, K. Popat*, A. Kota n

author keywords: hemp-based sustainable slippery surface; icephobicity; antithrombotic property
TL;DR: Hemp-based sustainable slippery metal surfaces display good icephobic and antithrombotic properties and will pave the path to more safe, non-toxic, and biodegradable or recyclable slippery surfaces for applications in food packaging, anti-icing or de-icing coatings, and antithrombotic medical devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 13, 2023

2023 article

Interaction of Blood and Bacteria with Slippery Hydrophilic Surfaces

Kantam, P., Manivasagam, V. K., Jammu, T. K., Sabino, R. M., Vallabhuneni, S., Kim, Y. J., … Popat, K. C. (2023, October 15). ADVANCED MATERIALS INTERFACES.

By: P. Kantam*, V. Manivasagam*, T. Jammu*, R. Sabino*, S. Vallabhuneni n, Y. Kim n, A. Kota n, K. Popat*

author keywords: bacterial adhesion; hydrophilicity; platelet activation; platelet adhesion; slippery
TL;DR: The study envisions that the SLIC surfaces will pave the path to improved biomedical devices with favorable blood and bacteria interactions, indicating their potential for practical biomedical applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 30, 2023

2023 journal article

Oil-Water Separation using Synthetic Trees

LANGMUIR, 39(7), 2520–2528.

By: N. Eyegheleme*, V. Umashankar*, D. Miller*, A. Kota n & J. Boreyko*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 20, 2023

2023 article

Rapid and Onsite Detection of Fuel Adulteration

Movafaghi, S., Vallabhuneni, S., Wang, W., Jathar, S., & Kota, A. K. (2023, June 16). LANGMUIR.

By: S. Movafaghi*, S. Vallabhuneni n, W. Wang*, S. Jathar* & A. Kota n

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Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 3, 2023

2022 journal article

Designing non-textured, all-solid, slippery hydrophilic surfaces

MATTER, 5(12), 4502–4512.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 1, 2023

2022 journal article

On-demand, remote and lossless manipulation of biofluid droplets

Materials Horizons, 9(11), 2863–2871.

By: W. Wang n, J. Sun*, S. Vallabhuneni n, B. Pawlowski*, H. Vahabi*, K. Nellenbach n, A. Brown n, F. Scholle n, J. Zhao*, A. Kota n

MeSH headings : Humans; Pandemics / prevention & control; Saliva; Disease Outbreaks; Point-of-Care Systems; Health Personnel
TL;DR: This work presents biofluid manipulators, which allow on-demand, remote and lossless manipulation of virtually any liquid droplet, and envision that these manipulators will not only reduce manual operations and minimize exposure to infectious agents, but also pave the way for developing inexpensive, simple and portable robotic systems, which can allow point-of-care operations, particularly in developing nations. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: September 19, 2022

2021 journal article

Design and application of a self-pumping microfluidic staggered herringbone mixer

MICROFLUIDICS AND NANOFLUIDICS, 25(4).

By: R. Channon*, R. Menger*, W. Wang*, D. Carrao*, S. Vallabhuneni n, A. Kota n, C. Henry*

author keywords: Microfluidics; Herringbone; Micromixer; Lab-on-a-chip; Kinetics; Passive flow
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 29, 2021

2020 journal article

Droplet Evaporation Dynamics of Low Surface Tension Fluids Using the Steady Method

LANGMUIR, 36(46), 13860–13871.

By: A. Gunay*, M. Gnadt*, S. Sett*, H. Vahabi*, A. Kota n & N. Miljkovic*

TL;DR: The steady method is used to elucidate the mechanisms governing the observed behavior using heat and mass transport scaling analysis during evaporation, demonstrating the steady technique to be particularly advantageous for microdroplets, where Marangoni and buoyant forces are negligible. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 11, 2021

2020 journal article

Dropwise condensation on solid hydrophilic surfaces

SCIENCE ADVANCES, 6(2).

By: H. Cha*, H. Vahabi*, A. Wu*, S. Chavan*, M. Kim*, S. Sett*, S. Bosch*, W. Wang*, A. Kota n, N. Miljkovic*

TL;DR: Stable dropwise condensation is demonstrated on a smooth, solid, hydrophilic surface having low contact angle hysteresis and the distribution of nano- to micro- to macroscale droplet sizes agrees well with the classical distribution on hydrophobic surfaces. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 10, 2020

2020 journal article

Elucidating the Trade-off between Membrane Wetting Resistance and Water Vapor Flux in Membrane Distillation

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 54(16), 10333–10341.

MeSH headings : Distillation; Membranes, Artificial; Steam; Water Purification; Wettability
TL;DR: This study provides a guideline to tailoring the membrane surface wettability to ensure stable MD operations while maximizing the water recovery rate and investigates the mechanisms responsible for this trade-off relation in MD. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 21, 2020

2020 journal article

Impact of superhydrophobicity on the fluid dynamics of a bileaflet mechanical heart valve

JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, 110.

author keywords: Superhydrophobicity; Reynolds shear stress; Viscous shear stress; Blood damage; Turbulence
MeSH headings : Heart Valve Prosthesis; Heart Valves; Hemodynamics; Hydrodynamics; Models, Cardiovascular; Prosthesis Design; Stress, Mechanical
TL;DR: While SH coating is known to improve surface properties such as reduced platelet or clot adhesion, the relaxation of the slip condition does not necessarily improve overall hemodynamic performance for the bileaflet mechanical valve design. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 5, 2020

2019 journal article

Droplet Jumping: Effects of Droplet Size, Surface Structure, Pinning, and Liquid Properties

ACS Nano.

author keywords: coalescence-induced droplet jumping; visualization; jumping velocity; directionality; superhydrophobic; biphilic; low-surface-tension liquid
TL;DR: This work develops a visualization technique utilizing microdroplet dispensing to study droplet jumping dynamics on nanostructured superhydrophobic, hierarchical superhydrophic, and hierarchical biphilic surfaces, and provides insights into the role of fluid-substrate coupling as well as condensate properties during droplets jumping. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: December 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Hemocompatibility of super-repellent surfaces: current and future

Materials Horizons, 6(8), 1596–1610.

By: S. Movafaghi*, W. Wang*, D. Bark*, L. Dasi*, K. Popat* & A. Kota*

TL;DR: The progress made in characterizing the hemocompatibility of super-repellent surfaces is critically examined, the unresolved challenges are identified and the opportunities for future research on developing medical implants and devices with super- repellant surfaces are highlighted. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Interaction of blood plasma proteins with superhemophobic titania nanotube surfaces

Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 21, 102046.

By: R. Sabino*, K. Kauk*, S. Movafaghi*, A. Kota* & K. Popat*

author keywords: Protein adsorption; Superhemophobic; Titania nanotubes; Hemocompatibility; Factor XII; Fibrinogen
MeSH headings : Adsorption / drug effects; Biocompatible Materials / chemistry; Biocompatible Materials / pharmacology; Blood Coagulation / drug effects; Blood Coagulation / genetics; Blood Proteins / chemistry; Blood Proteins / genetics; Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay; Factor XII / chemistry; Factor XII / genetics; Fibrinogen / chemistry; Fibrinogen / genetics; Humans; Kinetics; Nanotubes / chemistry; Platelet Adhesiveness / drug effects; Surface Properties / drug effects; Titanium / chemistry; Titanium / pharmacology
TL;DR: Results show that superhemophobic titania nanotubes are stable and considerably decrease surface protein adsorption/Factor XII activation as well as delay the whole blood clotting, thus can be a promising approach for designing blood contacting medical devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Superomniphobic Papers for On‐Paper pH Sensors

Advanced Materials Interfaces, 6(13), 1900232.

By: S. Movafaghi*, M. Cackovic*, W. Wang*, H. Vahabi*, A. Pendurthi*, C. Henry*, A. Kota*

author keywords: hierarchical structures; lab-on-chip; nanofilaments; pH sensors; superomniphobic
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Superomniphobic Surfaces with Improved Mechanical Durability: Synergy of Hierarchical Texture and Mechanical Interlocking

ADVANCED MATERIALS INTERFACES, 6(18).

By: W. Wang*, H. Vahabi*, S. Movafaghi* & A. Kota n

author keywords: hierarchical structure; mechanical interlocking; mechanical robustness; superomniphobic; Taber abrasion
TL;DR: A two-layer design strategy was developed to fabricate superomniphobic surfaces with improved durability via synergistic effect of interconnected hierarchical porous texture and micro/nano-mechanical interlocking. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

Trade-off in membrane distillation with monolithic omniphobic membranes

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 10.

By: W. Wang*, X. Du*, H. Vahabi*, S. Zhao*, Y. Yin*, A. Kota*, T. Tong*

MeSH headings : Distillation; Membranes, Artificial; Permeability; Steam; Water Purification / methods; Wettability
TL;DR: A particle-free approach for rapid fabrication of monolithic omniphobic membranes is presented and the underlying mechanism of wetting resistance-vapor permeability trade-off in membrane distillation desalination is elucidated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 5, 2019

2018 journal article

An experimental study on soft PDMS materials for aircraft icing mitigation

Applied Surface Science, 447, 599–609.

author keywords: Soft PDMS materials; Dynamics of droplet impingement; Ultra-low ice adhesion material; Impact icing process; Aircraft icing mitigation
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2018 journal article

Antibacterial activity on superhydrophobic titania nanotube arrays

Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 166, 179–186.

By: K. Bartlet*, S. Movafaghi*, L. Dasi*, A. Kota* & K. Popat*

author keywords: Superhydrophobic surfaces; Bacterial infection; Biofilm formation; Anti-bacterial surfaces
MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents / chemistry; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Bacteria / drug effects; Bacterial Adhesion / drug effects; Biofilms / drug effects; Gram-Negative Bacteria / drug effects; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Nanotubes / chemistry; Titanium / chemistry
TL;DR: Although superhydrophobic surfaces did not repel bacteria completely, they had minimal bacteria attached after 24 h and more importantly no biofilm formation was observed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2018 journal article

Coalescence-induced jumping of droplets on superomniphobic surfaces with macrotexture

Science Advances, 4(11), eaau3488.

By: H. Vahabi*, W. Wang*, J. Mabry* & A. Kota*

TL;DR: This work uses a simple and passive technique consisting of superomniphobic surfaces with a macrotexture (comparable to the droplet size) to experimentally demonstrate coalescence-induced jumping with an energy conversion efficiency of 18.8% and demonstrates the first-ever demonstration of coalesced droplet jumping at Ohnesorge number >1. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: December 16, 2019

2018 journal article

Superhydrophobic Coatings for Improved Performance of Electrical Insulators

Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 303(9), 1800313.

By: S. Vallabhuneni*, S. Movafaghi*, W. Wang* & A. Kota*

author keywords: dielectric breakdown; insulators; porosity; superhydrophobic; surface roughness
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Added: December 16, 2019

2017 journal article

A Miniature Water Surface Jumping Robot

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2(3), 1272–1279.

author keywords: Kinematics; mechanism design of mobile robots; biologically inspired robotics
TL;DR: The design of a novel, miniature, water surface jumping robot, using carbon fiber strip to store energy, two wings to flap the water surface, a hollow body to initially support the robot, and an intermittent gear train to charge and release energy is presented. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2017 journal article

Coalescence-Induced Self-Propulsion of Droplets on Superomniphobic Surfaces

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(34), 29328–29336.

By: H. Vahabi, W. Wang, S. Davies, J. Mabry* & A. Kota*

author keywords: inertial-capillary; visco-capillary; superomniphobic; coalescence; jumping droplet
TL;DR: This work utilized superomniphobic surfaces to systematically investigate the different regimes of coalescence-induced self-propulsion of liquid droplets with a wide range of droplet radii, viscosities, and surface tensions to indicate that the nondimensional jumping velocity Vj* is nearly constant in the inertial-capillary regime and decreases in the visco- capillary regime as the Ohnesorge number Oh increases, in agreement with prior work. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2017 journal article

Fabrication of Nanostructured Omniphobic and Superomniphobic Surfaces with Inexpensive CO2 Laser Engraver

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(31), 25656–25661.

By: A. Pendurthi*, S. Movafaghi*, W. Wang*, S. Shadman*, A. Yalin* & A. Kota*

author keywords: superomniphobic; laser ablation; CO2 laser; re-entrant texture; nanostructure
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the nanostructured omniphobic and superomniphobic surfaces fabricated using the laser texturing technique can be used to design patterned surfaces, surfaces with discrete domains of the desired wettability, and on-surface microfluidic devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2017 journal article

Metallic superhydrophobic surfaces via thermal sensitization

Applied Physics Letters, 110(25), 251602.

By: H. Vahabi*, W. Wang*, K. Popat*, G. Kwon*, T. Holland* & A. Kota*

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Added: December 16, 2019

2017 journal article

Metamorphic Superomniphobic Surfaces

Advanced Materials, 29(27), 1700295.

By: W. Wang*, J. Salazar*, H. Vahabi*, A. Joshi-Imre*, W. Voit* & A. Kota*

author keywords: shape memory polymers; superomniphobic surfaces; wetting transition
TL;DR: It is envisioned that the robust MorphS surfaces with reversible wetting transition will have a wide range of applications including rewritable liquid patterns, controlled drug release systems, lab-on-a-chip devices, and biosensors. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2017 journal article

Superhemophobic titania nanotube array surfaces for blood contacting medical devices

RSC Advances, 7(56), 35466–35476.

By: K. Bartlet*, S. Movafaghi*, A. Kota* & K. Popat*

TL;DR: The investigations of blood interactions with superhemophobic surfaces showed reduced protein adsorption and platelet adhesion/activation, indicating this a potential approach for enhancing material hemocompatibility. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Durable gels with ultra-low adhesion to ice

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4(47), 18253–18258.

By: D. Beemer*, W. Wang* & A. Kota*

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Added: December 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Free-Standing, Flexible, Superomniphobic Films

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(34), 21962–21967.

By: H. Vahabi*, W. Wang*, S. Movafaghi* & A. Kota*

author keywords: superomniphobic; free-standing; flexible; enhanced chemical resistance; enhanced weight-bearing capacity
TL;DR: The free-standing, flexible, superomniphobic films developed can be stored and delivered to the end-users, and have applications in enhanced chemical resistance and enhanced weight bearing. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Hemocompatibility of Superhemophobic Titania Surfaces

Advanced Healthcare Materials, 6(4), 1600717.

By: S. Movafaghi*, V. Leszczak*, W. Wang*, J. Sorkin*, L. Dasi*, K. Popat*, A. Kota*

MeSH headings : Blood Platelets / cytology; Blood Platelets / metabolism; Humans; Materials Testing; Platelet Adhesiveness / drug effects; Surface Properties; Titanium / chemistry; Titanium / pharmacology
TL;DR: Analysis of hemocompatibility of superhemophobic surfaces indicates that only those superhemophobia surfaces with a robust Cassie-Baxter state display significantly lower platelet adhesion and activation. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Hemodynamic Performance and Thrombogenic Properties of a Superhydrophobic Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valve

Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 45(2), 452–463.

By: D. Bark*, H. Vahabi*, H. Bui*, S. Movafaghi*, B. Moore*, A. Kota*, K. Popat*, L. Dasi*

author keywords: Shear stress; Superhydrophobic; Thrombosis; Turbulence; Blood; Bileaflet mechanical heart valve
MeSH headings : Blood Platelets / metabolism; Blood Platelets / pathology; Cell Adhesion; Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects; Hemodynamics; Humans; Leukocytes / metabolism; Leukocytes / pathology; Materials Testing; Shear Strength; Thrombosis / etiology; Thrombosis / metabolism; Thrombosis / physiopathology
TL;DR: A SH BMHV has the potential to relax the requirement for antiplatelet and anticoagulant drug regimens typically required for patients receiving MHVs by minimizing blood-material interactions, while having a minimal impact on hemodynamics. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: December 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Superhydrophobic Coatings with Edible Materials

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(29), 18664–18668.

By: W. Wang*, K. Lockwood*, L. Boyd*, M. Davidson*, S. Movafaghi*, H. Vahabi*, S. Khetani*, A. Kota*

author keywords: superhydrophobic; edible; coating; nontoxic; wax; FDA
MeSH headings : Food; Food Packaging; Surface Properties
TL;DR: Even at high concentrations, the superhydrophobic coatings are nontoxic, as shown using toxicity tests. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: December 16, 2019

2016 journal article

Tunable superomniphobic surfaces for sorting droplets by surface tension

Lab on a Chip, 16(17), 3204–3209.

By: S. Movafaghi*, W. Wang*, A. Metzger*, D. Williams*, J. Williams* & A. Kota*

TL;DR: This work utilized tunable superomniphobic surfaces with flower-like TiO2 nanostructures to fabricate a simple device with precisely tailored surface energy domains that, for the first time, can sort droplets by surface tension. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: December 16, 2019

2015 journal article

Wettability Engendered Templated Self-assembly (WETS) for Fabricating Multiphasic Particles

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7(7), 4075–4080.

By: S. Kobaku*, G. Kwon*, A. Kota*, R. Karunakaran*, P. Wong*, D. Lee*, A. Tuteja*

author keywords: multiphasic particles; precise patterning; particles fabrication; patterned surfaces; wettability
TL;DR: This work has developed one of the simplest methodologies for fabricating monodisperse, multiphasic micro- and nanoparticles possessing almost any composition, projected shape, modulus, and dimensions as small as 25 nm, enabling a rapid, inexpensive, and easily reproducible method for large-scale manufacturing of multipwasic particles. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: January 24, 2021

2014 journal article

The design and applications of superomniphobic surfaces

NPG Asia Materials, 6(7), e109–e109.

By: A. Kota*, G. Kwon* & A. Tuteja*

author keywords: Oil-repellent; Omniphobic; Superhydrophobic; Superoleophobic; Superomniphobic; Water-repellent
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Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

Amphiphilic Colloidal Surfactants Based on Electrohydrodynamic Co-jetting

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5(21), 11281–11287.

By: J. Yoon*, A. Kota*, S. Bhaskar*, A. Tuteja* & J. Lahann*

author keywords: electrohydrodynamic cojetting; amphiphilic particles; polymers
TL;DR: A novel synthetic route for the preparation of amphiphilic Janus particles based on electrohydrodynamic cojetting has been developed and may lead to a diverse class of surface-active colloids that will have significant relevance ranging from basic scientific studies to immediate applications in areas, such as pharmaceutical sciences or cosmetics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
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Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

High-efficiency, ultrafast separation of emulsified oil–water mixtures

NPG Asia Materials, 5(8), e58–e58.

By: A. Kota* & A. Tuteja*

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Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

Superoleophobic surfaces: design criteria and recent studies

Surface Innovations, 1(2), 71–83.

By: A. Kota*, J. Mabry & A. Tuteja*

author keywords: hierarchical; rough surface; superhydrophobicity; superoleophobicity; surface chemistry
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Added: August 28, 2020

2013 journal article

Superomniphobic Surfaces for Effective Chemical Shielding

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(2), 578–581.

By: S. Pan, A. Kota*, J. Mabry* & A. Tuteja

TL;DR: This work reports surfaces that display superomniphobicity with a range of different non-Newtonian liquids, in addition to superom niphobia with a wide range of Newtonian liquids. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: October 1, 2021

2013 journal article

Superomniphobic surfaces: Design and durability

MRS Bulletin, 38(5), 383–390.

By: A. Kota*, W. Choi* & A. Tuteja*

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Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

Hierarchically Structured Superoleophobic Surfaces with Ultralow Contact Angle Hysteresis

Advanced Materials, 24(43), 5838–5843.

By: A. Kota*, Y. Li*, J. Mabry* & A. Tuteja*

author keywords: hierarchical surfaces; superoleophobic surfaces; contact angle hysteresis
MeSH headings : Heptanes / chemistry; Microscopy, Electron, Scanning; Microspheres; Models, Theoretical; Oils / chemistry; Surface Properties
TL;DR: Hierarchically structured, superoleophobic surfaces are demonstrated that display one of the lowest contact angle hysteresis values ever reported - even with extremely low-surface-tension liquids such as n-heptane. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: January 24, 2021

2012 journal article

Hygro-responsive membranes for effective oil–water separation

Nature Communications, 3(1).

By: A. Kota*, G. Kwon*, W. Choi*, J. Mabry* & A. Tuteja*

TL;DR: The authors' membranes with hygro-responsive surfaces can separate, for the first time, a range of different oil-water mixtures in a single-unit operation, with >99.9% separation efficiency, by using the difference in capillary forces acting on the two phases. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

On-Demand Separation of Oil-Water Mixtures

Advanced Materials, 24(27), 3666–3671.

By: G. Kwon*, A. Kota*, Y. Li*, A. Sohani*, J. Mabry* & A. Tuteja*

author keywords: oil-water separation; electrowetting; emulsion separation; emulsions
MeSH headings : Alkanes / chemistry; Dimethylpolysiloxanes / chemistry; Emulsions / chemistry; Oils / chemistry; Water / chemistry
TL;DR: The first-ever membrane-based single unit operation that enables gravity driven, on-demand separation of various oil-water mixtures is developed and the on- demand separation of free oil and water, oil- in-water emulsions, and water-in-oil emulsion is demonstrated. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

Patterned Superomniphobic-Superomniphilic Surfaces: Templates for Site-Selective Self-Assembly

Angewandte Chemie, 124(40), 10256–10260.

By: S. Kobaku*, A. Kota*, D. Lee*, J. Mabry* & A. Tuteja*

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Added: October 1, 2021

2010 journal article

Micellar Morphology in Sulfonated Pentablock Copolymer Solutions

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49(23), 12093–12097.

By: J. Choi*, A. Kota* & K. Winey*

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Added: August 28, 2020

2010 journal article

Nanomechanical characterization of dispersion and its effects in nano-enhanced polymers and polymer composites

Journal of Materials Science, 45(23), 6353–6364.

By: A. Gershon*, D. Cole*, A. Kota* & H. Bruck*

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Added: August 28, 2020

2009 journal article

Characterization of Quasi-static Mechanical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites Using a New Combinatorial Approach

Journal of Composite Materials, 43(22), 2587–2598.

By: A. Gershon*, A. Kota* & H. Bruck*

author keywords: combinatorial materials science; quasi-static mechanical properties; polymer nanocomposites; twin-screw extrusion; sub-scale ASTM type I specimens; microtensile testing
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Added: August 28, 2020

2009 journal article

Commentary: Polymer/carbon-nanotube nanocomposites: from innovation to commercialization

Journal of Nanophotonics, 3(1), 030307.

By: A. Kota*

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Added: October 1, 2021

2008 journal article

Characterization of processing effects in HIPS-CNF composites using thermogravimetric analysis

Polymer Engineering & Science, 48(6), 1120–1125.

By: A. Kota*, R. Kerzner*, D. Bigio*, H. Bruck* & D. Powell*

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Added: August 28, 2020

2008 journal article

Combinatorial development of polymer nanocomposites using transient processing conditions in twin screw extrusion

AIChE Journal, 54(7), 1895–1900.

By: A. Kota*, L. Murphy*, T. Strohmer*, D. Bigio*, H. Bruck* & D. Powell*

author keywords: composite materials; polymer processing; mathematical modeling; nanotechnology; polymer properties
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Added: August 28, 2020

2008 journal article

Conductivity enhancement of carbon nanotube and nanofiber-based polymer nanocomposites by melt annealing

Polymer, 49(22), 4846–4851.

By: B. Cipriano*, A. Kota*, A. Gershon*, C. Laskowski*, T. Kashiwagi*, H. Bruck*, S. Raghavan*

author keywords: Polystyrene; Melt annealing; Nanocomposite
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2007 journal article

Electrical and Rheological Percolation in Polystyrene/MWCNT Nanocomposites

Macromolecules, 40(20), 7400–7406.

By: A. Kota*, B. Cipriano*, M. Duesterberg*, A. Gershon*, D. Powell*, S. Raghavan*, H. Bruck*

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2007 journal article

Quantitative characterization of the formation of an interpenetrating phase composite in polystyrene from the percolation of multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Nanotechnology, 18(50), 505705.

By: A. Kota*, B. Cipriano*, D. Powell*, S. Raghavan* & H. Bruck*

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2006 journal article

Influence of oxygen, hydrogen, helium, argon and vacuum on the surface behavior of molten InSb, other semiconductors, and metals on silica

Journal of Crystal Growth, 290(2), 319–333.

By: A. Kota*, G. Anand*, S. Ramakrishnan*, L. Regel* & W. Wilcox*

author keywords: contact angle; surface tension; growth from melt; metals; semiconducting materials
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2004 journal article

Fabrication of Particle-Reinforced Polymers with Continuous Gradient Architectures Using Twin Screw Extrusion Process

Journal of Composite Materials, 38(21), 1873–1893.

By: F. Gallant*, H. Bruck* & A. Kota*

author keywords: residence time distribution; residence volume distribution; functionally graded materials; gradient architecture; polymer composites; convolution process model
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